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African safaris are not, in our humble opinion, marmite scenarios; rather something absolutely everyone should try and will, undoubtedly, love. Even if you're a seasoned safari-pro, there's still more to try and if you've never done it before, there's no time like the present. So, what type of…
We say Africa, you think safari right? Wrong! A safari holiday may be the first thing to spring to mind when imagining Africa but it's not all there is to this fabulously diverse continent. As such, we've picked our top 3 places to visit for a non-safari adventure in Africa...
'Safari': the word, originally derived from Arabic and translating roughly to long journey, was introduced to the English language by explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton in the 19th century.
Most know Agra as the home of the iconic Taj Mahal. Guest blogger Tony Herbert shares his thoughts on the epochal landmark, the grand finale to his bespoke tour of Rajasthan.
Known for it's permanent state of sunshine and clusters of sky blue buildings, Jodhpur is a sight to behold. Guest blogger Tony Herbert embarked on a bespoke holiday to Rajasthan with Original Travel, and shares his favourite moments from his visit to the metropolis...
We all have that one best friend who's always at the end of the phone armed with words of wisdom. When it comes to luxury honeymoons we like to think we're 34 friends rolled into one! Over the past ten years Original Travel have helped hundreds of happy couples. In honour, our top ten tips for…
Simoon Travel's Amelia Stewart has been getting to the heart of Ethiopia by seeing the country from the ground. In her first blog of the series, Amelia explores Ethiopia's sacred landscapes, and discovers the odd nit-picking baboon along the way...
The tiger is now an integral part of Indian lore, but with their numbers at a frighteningly low level, spotting them isn't always easy - even when you know where to look. As part of guest blogger Tony Herbert's series of blogs on his bespoke tour of Rajasthan, he shares his do's and dont's for a…
Tired of big, brash bridal events? We are too, and we're feeling rebellious!
To the worldly among us, the 31st of January is an important date in the diary - and not because it heralds the end of Dry January (though congratulations, if you made it to the end of the month).
Buenos Aires is one of the most vibrant and appealing cities in South America, combining chic European influences with a true Latin atmosphere. You'd want to spend a whole lot longer than 24 hours, but if you were really going for it...
A luxury holiday in Rajasthan isn't complete without a visit to Rawla Narwai, as guest blogger Tony Herbert discovered on his bespoke trip to the region. Here, he explains what makes the 17th century property such a gem.
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